THE fight against tuberculosis continues.
A recent seven-day TB screening programme, organised by Human Sciences Research Council, was able to reach many people in Pimville. The programme also provided valuable information about multi-drug (MDR-TB) and extensively drug resistant (XDR-TB) strains of TB.
While the world focuses on TB in March – TB Awareness Month and World TB Day – the research council knows TB is too dangerous to limit awareness campaigns to just four weeks a year.
“TB kills our people,” said Dr Villeshni Asari from the council.
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